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Damage Assessment of Connections used in Cross-Laminated Timber Subject to Cyclic Loads

https://research.thinkwood.com/en/permalink/catalogue225
Year of Publication
2014
Topic
Connections
Seismic
Material
CLT (Cross-Laminated Timber)
Application
Shear Walls
Author
Schneider, Johannes
Karacabeyli, Erol
Popovski, Marjan
Stiemer, Siegfried
Tesfamariam, Solomon
Publisher
American Society of Civil Engineers
Year of Publication
2014
Country of Publication
United States
Format
Journal Article
Material
CLT (Cross-Laminated Timber)
Application
Shear Walls
Topic
Connections
Seismic
Keywords
Fasteners
Damage Index (DI) Method
Brackets
Load Displacement
Hysteretic
Language
English
Research Status
Complete
Series
Journal of Performance of Constructed Facilities
Notes
https://doi.org/10.1061/(ASCE)CF.1943-5509.0000528
Abstract
Cross-laminated timber (CLT) products are gaining popularity in the North American market and are being used in midrise wood buildings, in particular, in shearwall applications. Shearwalls provide resistance to lateral loads such as wind and earthquake loads, and therefore it is important to gain a better understanding of the behavior of CLT shearwall systems during earthquake events. This paper is focused on the seismic performance of connections between CLT shearwall panels and the foundation. CLT panels are very stiff and energy dissipation is accomplished by the connections. A literature review on previous research work related to damage prediction and assessment for wood frame structures was performed. Furthermore, a test program was conducted to investigate the performance of CLT connections subjected to simulated earthquake loads. Two different brackets in combination with five types of fasteners were tested under monotonic and cyclic loading protocols. In total, 98 connection tests were conducted and the monotonic load-displacement curves and hysteretic loops were obtained. In this paper, an energy-based cumulative damage assessment model was calibrated with the CLT connection test data. Finally, a correlation between the damage index and physical damage is provided.
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Dynamic Performance of Timber and Timber-Concrete Composite Flooring Systems

https://research.thinkwood.com/en/permalink/catalogue229
Year of Publication
2013
Topic
Connections
Serviceability
Material
LVL (Laminated Veneer Lumber)
Timber-Concrete Composite
Application
Floors

A Vibration-Based Approach for the Estimation of the Loss of Composite Action in Timber Composite Systems

https://research.thinkwood.com/en/permalink/catalogue218
Year of Publication
2013
Topic
Mechanical Properties
Material
LVL (Laminated Veneer Lumber)
Application
Beams
Author
Dackermann, Ulrike
Li, Jianchun
Rijal, Rajendra
Samali, Bijan
Publisher
Scientific.net
Year of Publication
2013
Country of Publication
Switzerland
Format
Journal Article
Material
LVL (Laminated Veneer Lumber)
Application
Beams
Topic
Mechanical Properties
Keywords
Non-Destructive Testing
Static Loading Test
Damage Index (DI) Method
Loss of Composite Action Index (LCAI)
Language
English
Research Status
Complete
Series
Advanced Materials Research
Abstract
This paper presents a novel approach for the determination of the loss of composite action for timber composite systems using only measurements from non-destructive vibration testing. Traditionally, the composite action of a system is evaluated from stat...
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